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Raymond Alex Reister

Raymond Alex Reister was American lawyer. Bar: New York 1956, Minnesota 1960. Trustee Minneapolis Society Fine Arts, 1981-1987; member executive council Minnesota History Society, 1984-2002; board directors Minneapolis Athenaeum, since 1992, president, 1998-2001; board directors Minnesota Humanities Commission, since 1997. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1956-1959. Member Minnesota Bar Association, Hennepin County Bar Association.

Background

  • Reister, Raymond Alex was born on December 22, 1929 in Sioux City, Iowa, United States. Son of Harold William and Anne (Eberhardt) Reister.

  • Education

    • AB, Harvard University, 1952. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1955.

    Career

    • Associate Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, New York City, 1955-1956. Partner Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Minneapolis, 1959-1992. Retired, 1993

      Instructor University Minnesota Extension Division, 1964-1966.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1956, Minnesota 1960.

    Works

    • Editor (with Larry W. Johnson): Minnesota Probate Administration, 1968.

    Membership

    Trustee Minneapolis Society Fine Arts, 1981-1987. Member executive council Minnesota History Society, 1984-2002. Board directors Minneapolis Athenaeum, since 1992, president, 1998-2001.

    Board directors Minnesota Humanities Commission, since 1997. 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1956-1959. Member Minnesota Bar Association, Hennepin County Bar Association.

    Connections

    • Married Ruth Elizabeth Alkema, October 7, 1967.
    • father: Harold William Reister
    • mother: Anne (Eberhardt) Reister
    • spouse: Ruth Elizabeth Alkema
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    Born December 22, 1929
    Died September 4, 2005
    (aged 75)
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